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incineration

 [in-sin″ĕ-ra´shun]
the act of burning to ashes.

incineration

[insin′ərā′shən]
Etymology: L, incinerare, to burn to ashes
the removal or reduction of waste materials by burning.

incineration

(ĭn-sĭn″ĕr-ā′shŭn) [L. in, into, + cineres, ashes]
Destruction by fire; cremation.

incineration

the act of burning to ashes.
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That's not long, considering that the United States decided in 1984 to incinerate its entire stockpile by 1994.
Critics claim, however, that EPA has been at best inconsistent in its handling of Chemical Waste Management's bid to incinerate.
There, the brother incinerates the corpse and chops up the car--but not before discovering a quarter of a million dollars in cash.
The Old Testament God drowns all the children of the world in Noah's flood, incinerates all the children of Sodom and Gomorrah, and orders his followers to kill all living things in their conquest of Jericho.
Waste to energy conversion incinerates waste products from manufacturing facilities and uses the resulting heat to produce steam or hot water that can then be used for heating or for generating electricity.
She's also blissfully unaware of the hellacious powers she possesses: Tonight, she unwittingly, psychotronically incinerates a gas station, nearly torching Paula in the bargain - she's sweet on Jesse, see; he did, after all, rescue her from the briny Atlantic.
vertosick points out that a man who incinerates a kitten could go to jail, but that man can make his living burning hornet nests without prosecution.